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Community Calendar: Library events, Kraut Feed and more

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Thursday, March 17

Family Game Night, 5-7 p.m., Cloquet Public Library.

Friday, March 18

Snack Chat, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. REACH sponsors the weekly event for kids. Participants will make a snack and chat with others while they eat.

Chair Yoga for all, 10-10:45 a.m., Cloquet Public Library. Carolyn Ripp of Nest Wellness Studio will lead a free session of Chair Yoga, which can increase flexibility, improve core strength and balance and reduce stress and pain. It can be beneficial for anyone who has desk work or tends to sit for long periods of time. Participants should dress in comfortable clothing. No previous experience is needed.

Saturday, March 19

Craft fair, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m , Cloquet Armory. Crafts and other goods, including food, will be available for purchase from area makers and vendors.

Kids DIY Watercolor Bookmark, 10-11:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library. Linda Jutila will help participants create their own watercolor bookmark. The program is geared toward children ages 5 and up. Caregivers of young children are encouraged to attend the program together. While the program is free, registration is required. Call 218-879-1531 to register or register at the checkout desk.

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Cloquet Eagles Kraut Feed, 4-7 p.m., Cloquet VFW, 210 Arch St., Cloquet. Homemade sauerkraut slow-cooked with sausage and pork will be available for $10 per plate.

Monday, March 21

Teen Reads, 4 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. The library's teen librarian will read aloud chapters from a current book. Snacks are provided.

Tuesday, March 22

Story Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library, Join Ms. Keiko as she sings songs and reads a story. The program is designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

Talking Broadband in Cloquet, 6 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. Join City of Cloquet staff to share your broadband stories, and to hear about results from the recent Cloquet Broadband survey, and completion of the Blandin Broadband Communities Program. This will be the first of two sessions on broadband in the city.

Wednesday, March 23

Story Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library, Join Ms. Keiko as she sings songs and reads a story. The program is designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

The Carlton County Trailblazers 55 and Older group (formerly the Retired Men's Group), 11 a.m., Cloquet VFW. The Carlton County Trailblazers 55 and Older Group welcome men and women age 55 and older to their next luncheon meeting. The social hour will start at 11 a.m., followed by a meal at noon. The menu will be a baked chicken dinner for $10 per person. The guest speaker will be Caleb Peterson, the city of Cloquet's public works director. Members of the public are welcome.

Thursday, March 24

Talking Broadband in Cloquet, noon, Common Ground Coffee Bar & Deli, 103 Avenue C, Cloquet. Join City of Cloquet staff to share your broadband stories, and to hear about results from the recent Cloquet Broadband survey and completion of the Blandin Broadband Communities Program. This will be the second of two meeting opportunities.

Cromwell Area Young Old Timers Senior Dance, 1-4 p.m., Cromwell Pavilion. Music by Florian Chmielewski.

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Family Movie Night, 4-6 p.m., Cloquet Public Library.

Friday, March 25

Snack Chat, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. REACH sponsors the weekly event for kids. Participants will make a snack and chat with others while they eat.

Monday, March 28

Kids mural “BLOOM!”, 10-11:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library. Children of all ages are invited to join local artist to create an inspiring piece that will remind them to BLOOM within their community. Each child will help to decorate a puzzle piece that will be put together into a mural. The completed piece will be displayed at the library for everyone to enjoy!

Teen Reads, 4 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. The library's teen librarian will read aloud chapters from a current book. Snacks are provided.

Tuesday, March 29

Story Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library, Join Ms. Keiko as she sings songs and reads a story. The program is designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

Wednesday, March 30

Journey with Lilly: Raising a Child with Cochlear Implants, 10-10:45 a.m., Cloquet Public Library. Katie and Jon Beck will share their journey into the deaf and hard of hearing world with their daughter, Lilly. The free program is for kids and adults. Participants will also learn Lilly’s favorite American Sign Language (ASL) signs, including the ABCs and some basic conversation, and enjoy an ASL name craft.

Thursday, March 31

Drop-In STEM Toys Petting Zoo, noon to 4:30 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. Children can explore STEM toys including Magna-Tiles, Legos, Keva Planks, 3D Doodles, Kids Microscopes, coding toys and more.

Friday, April 1

Snack Chat, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. REACH sponsors the weekly event for kids. Participants will make a snack and chat with others while they eat.

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Recurring events

Cloquet Al-Anon, Tuesdays and Fridays, 10-11 a.m.,103 10th St., Cloquet. Closed meetings. The only membership requirement is that a friend or relative have a problem with alcoholism. Call 218-879-9884.

Clothing Depot, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., R-Tech Insulation Building, Minnesota Highway 73, Cromwell. No large loads will be accepted until further notice as the warehouse is full.

Cribbage, Thursdays, 6 p.m., Wright Seniors.

Gamblers Anonymous, Mondays, 7 p.m.; Tuesdays, 5 p.m.; Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 615 12th Ave., Cloquet. Use the parking lot entrance. For more information, call 855-222-5542.

Grief Support Group meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Pine Room at Community Memorial Hospital. This is a general grief support group that is most appropriate for adults. The group will be facilitated by Peggy Maki and questions can be directed to 218-879-4976.

Narcotics Anonymous, Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m., Fridays from 6-7:30 p.m., Alano Club, Cloquet. Call 877-767-7676 or visit naminnesota.org .

Riverview Toastmasters, Tuesdays, 7-8 a.m., Cloquet. For more information, visit 5429.toastmastersclubs.org .

Wright Seniors, Tuesdays, 1 p.m., senior building.

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